Vacancy: Regional Development Officer – Donegal & Monaghan

The Irish Farmers’ Association is currently recruiting for a Regional Development Officer for Donegal and Monaghan. The role involves: –

  • The provision of advice and support to the Associations elected members in the region
  • Maintenance and development of the Associations membership & income channels
  • Co-ordination and management of administration staff and membership agents
  • Liaison with all sectors of agribusiness in the region
  • Working with the local media to communicate IFA’s policies
  • Co-ordination of the IFA’s lobbying efforts in the region
  • Performing any additional responsibilities where required for the proper fulfilment of your role
  • This role will require working in the evenings and occasionally at weekends

Required Skills

  • Previous experience in a role with similar characteristics
  • Proven capacity to work on one’s own initiative
  • Good knowledge of agriculture and understanding of the media and political system in Ireland
  • The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate the capacity to achieve in a demanding work environment

Permanent full-time role based from the IFA offices in Ballybay and Raphoe reporting to the Director of Organisation.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Please forward your CV in confidence to: [email protected]
Closing Date for applications will be 24th August 2018

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